Sunday, November 15, 2009

Where's my peeps?

Mushy checked out the blog the other day, and had a few questions for me. #1: What happened to my regular blog? #2: What happened to my regular contributors? So here's the deal- I'll write, you guys kick some feedback my way... and the blog is back on!

Lets start off with an old tradition. The favorite of the week.
I rented from red box for the first time. It was awesome! $1.00 for each movie! You can't beat that! Even better, I rented on my day off- and got to rent all the chick flicks that Mushy has not wanted to rent! I had a fun day, watching sappy movies. Crying when I wanted to, and laughing out loud when it got too cheesy.

On to the Subject matter #2:
Painting. Here is the latest creation. I am starting to LOVE my bedroom. Finally. The walls got a darker shade of grey/blue to create some drama. I also painted a couple canvases to pop against the dark walls. I am really happy with the result. I have the next 2 days off from work, and will be working on a new painting for my sisters new house. Wish me luck. I don't mind hanging my art in my own house. But having it in someone Else's house brings a lot of pressure.
I will let you know how it turns out!

Subject #3:
2 more weeks until I can decorate for Christmas. I am counting down the days. I bought a new Christmas decoration. He is so cute, I could not stow him away until the "official" decor season. He had become a permanent fixture through Jan. I'm afraid. More Christmas photos to come!


Patience said...

1. I really like the bedroom result as well. Those are such beautiful paintings! You have such talent my friend!
2. That lil' penguin is so cute. Please continue to inspire me re: decorating. I have 1 miniture tree I put out at Christmas time. Perhaps this is because I live in a cold dark basement suite... who knows.

Amber W. said...

Awww, what a cute penguin! He reminds me of the ones in Mary Poppins, only more holiday-festive. :-)

Also, I love the paintings! I wish I were that creative.

Steph and Brock said...

LoVe the penguin, it really was a great find! Your room looks awesome and those paintings are to die for! Great job, now you can do one for me, right?!? :)


Mari said...

I wish you could come decorate my house and paint me something too!

Anonymous said...

You are so inspiring Mer. I love seeing all the things you are doing and how you feel your life.

Lindsey said...

First I love your favorites of the week. Second love the dark walls and your paintings are amazing! And that little penguin is too cute! And P.S. if you are ever off on a Tuesday/Thursday we should hang out! Even if we just sit around and watch chick flicks our husbands won't :)

laura said...

glad you're back! love the bedroom and the canvases. i want to be next in line for one. say hello to the penguin for me.

i really enjoyed seeing you this weekend. that was much fun!

Emily said...

I LOVE the penguin! And your paintings are incredible. One day when Allen and i have a home i want to hang one of your paintings... deal?

Wendle said...

Christmas really makes me miss the Pier...

I'm coming to the U.T. for the holidays? Maybe another unscheduled run in?

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